is almost always an available place at one
of the many private beaches in Nice; however,
for a superior spot in the first or second
row, call ahead and reserve.
Plage, 8, quai des Etats Unis, 04
93 85 22 66. Enjoy a privileged position as
the last beach at the eastern extreme of the
Baie des Anges. Dramatic cliffs serve as the
backdrop to this classy beach and restaurant.
Plage, Promenade des Anglais, 04
93 87 16 60. Directly in front of the grandiose
Negresco Hotel. Perfectly central location,
good restaurant and friendly staff make this
one of the more pleasant beaches.
Plage, 165 Promenade des Anglais,
04 93 86 64 15. Towards the western end of
the Baie des Anges in front of the contemporary
Hôpital Lenval, this beach is less central
but also less crowded than its neighbors.
Very good restaurant and nice staff.
of the season you visit, you are almost certain
to witness a festival, parade or other event
that transforms the city into a veritable
extravaganza. From Carnival in February to
the Jazz Festival in July, there is always
an attraction to entertain locals and visitors
alike. Suggestions and guides for visitors are available on
the Nice Tourism website. Yet the most captivating
spectacle of all, with its splendid coastline
and passionate people, is that of Nice itself.